September 8, Wednesday at 17:00- 8:00: Orientation Day 1 Online Pre Application ( ZOOM): Questions what to do and what to have and how to do it all easily, and what are the benefits for the studies and work
October 27, Wednesday at 17:00-18:00: Orientation Day 2 Online Post Application (ZOOM): Questions about what next concerning traveling, accommodation, pre-assignment, study tour program, social networking, post-assignment
November 25 Thursday (Thanksgiving day ) Travel from home to San Francisco: Departure and Arrival
November 26 Friday (Black Friday) - First Welcome meeting and Introduction of all participants in SFO, Followed by the Official City tour ( History, Culture, Economy) in SFO
November 27 Saturday: Examining Cultural Differences, Program on own
November 28 Sunday: Transportation from SFO to San José. On the way Visits to Facebook, Google, and Apple HQ campuses(outside) on the way to San José, In addition, a visit to California Wine Industry; Wine tasting @ Loma Prieta Winery, Los Gatos
November 29 Monday - Thursday, December 2 Lectures at San José State University, Visits
December 3 Friday: California Recreation Industry/Management- Site visits Pebble Beach. Monterrey, Carmel, Closing of Program
December 4 Saturday: Departure from San José to home
December 5 Sunday, Arrival at home
Orientation sessions before the departure (online)
Lectures ( face-to-face) in classrooms at San José State University, California
Group reflections in each working day during the study tour
Munroe, Tapan: What Makes Silicon Valley Tick? The Ecology of Innovation at Work.Nova Vista Publishing. ISBN 978-9077256-28-2
The pre and post assignments due dates will be informed to all the participants in the second orientation session in October. No final examination.
18.10.2021 - 19.12.2021
See the schedule above.
Pre-assignments 40h Study Tour 55h Individual report and group report 20h Literature 20h Total 135h ( one credit equals 27 hours of student work)
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